Greetings

Thank you for visiting the Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Developmental Disabilities and Health (RRTCDD). We aim to give you information on health status, health access, and health behaviors of adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD), strategies to improve health and function among people with IDD through health promotion activities, and how to improve health care access through integrated care practices. In addition we have information on developmental disabilities across the lifespan, disability friendly environments, and caregiver support.

RRTCDD (2013-2018) Brochure

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Improving health through health promotion and health care access. Impacting lives for a healthier tomorrow.


Upcoming Presentations and Conferences

Event Information:

  • Wed
    13
    Dec
    2017

    HealthMatters Program: Getting the Memo

    2-3 PM CSTWebinar

    The HealthMatters Program Scale Up is a health promotion initiative aimed at improving health and health promotion of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) throughout the states of Alaska, Illinois, Kentucky, Maryland and Missouri.

    Please join us on December 13th, 2017 (2pm-3pm CST) for an informational HealthMatters Program: Getting the Memo webinar to learn more about HealthMatters Program Scale Up, meet our state partners and coordinators, and find out how your Organization can participate and benefit from this initiative.

    December 13th, 2017 (2pm-3pm CST)

    REGISTER: http://bit.ly/2hxmX0p

    Panelists
    Beth Marks, RN, PhD, HealthMatters Program Director
    Jasmina Sisirak, PhD, MPH, HealthMatters Program Associate Director
    LynnAnn Tew, MA, State Coordinator - Alaska
    Kristin Krok, CTRS, State Coordinator - Illinois
    Lindsey Mullis, MS, State Coordinator - Kentucky
    Jennifer Eastman, MBA, State Coordinator - Maryland
    Christy Miller, State Coordinator - Missouri

     

    For more information about HealthMatters Program Scale Up in your state please visit http://healthmattersprogram.org. and click on the appropriate state or contact Jasmina Sisirak at jsisirak@uic.edu.

     

    This project is funded through the Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Developmental Disabilities and Health (RRTCDD), Institute on disability and Human Development (UCEDD, University of Illinois at Chicago, United States Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Community Living (ACL), National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR), Grant # 90RT5020-01-00.

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Research Studies

  1. HealthMatters Program Scale-Up
  2. Impact of Managed Care
  3. Longitudinal Health and Intellectual and Developmental Disability Study
  4. National Health Outcomes Indicators
  5. Reducing Obesity through POWERS

Department of Disability and Human Development (DHD)
College of Applied Health Sciences (CAHS)
University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC)
1640 West Roosevelt Road, M/C 626
Chicago, Illinois 60608-6904
Phone: 1-312-413-1520
Fax: 1-312-996-6942
TTY: 1-312-413-0453
800-996-8845 (V); 800-526-0844 (Chicago Relay Access)

Funded by the United States Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Community Living (ACL), National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR) Grant # 90RT5020-03